Week 3 Fantasy Football Recap: Was Josh Gordon on Your Bench Collecting Points?

September 24, 2013   ·     ·   Jump to comments

As most of you know...I play in 12 fantasy football leagues this season, and in week 3, I went 9-3.
Cleveland Browns wide receiver Josh Gordon served a two game drug suspension, and he was ready to light it up in Week 3. UNDERSTATEMENT!
It would have been nice to get a little heads up that Gordon was going to be such a huge part of the Browns game plan—he had 19 targets, 10 receptions, 146 yards and a TD. Imagine my frustration on Sunday having Gordon riding the pine in eight of my 12 leagues.
Gordon put up between 20 to 36 fantasy points on Sunday against the Minnesota Vikings (pending your scoring system). Thankfully, other players produced for me in Week 3, and I only lost in three of my 12 leagues, where I had Gordon as my water boy. 
Lesson learned...always go with your gut and never over-analyze a decision. I benched Gordon because I had no faith in Browns QB Brian Hoyer. As actress Julia Roberts once said in the movie Pretty Woman, "Big mistake, bi...

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